Are you and your family at the risk of Legionnaires' disease?
An advisory is in effect from the Hillsborough County Health Department, warning people that they may get Legionaries’ disease when breathing in a mist or vapor that has been contaminated with the bacteria, such as vapors or mist from a whirlpool spa that has not been properly cleaned and disinfected.
Sears Carries the IAQ Screen Check Do-It-Yourself Test Kit Product Line
After introducing the IAQ Screen Check do-it-yourself test kit product line in the market in 2005, many of the national distributor channels such as Sears are now carrying the ever popular DIY test kit products.
Last Week to Register for the Advanced IEQ Training Course
The Advanced Indoor Environmental Quality training program focuses on Health and Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), Temperature and Humidity, Ventilation and IEQ, Aspects of Indoor Environmental Quality, Usefulness of Testing, Sampling and Testing Methods, Data Collection, Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality Data Interpretation, First Responders, Sampling Plan, Building Assessments, Pollutants and Moisture Sources and Case Studies.
Public health officials are busy investigating the root cause of this outbreak however; it is believed that it is spread via infected Cantaloupe. Over billions of infected Cantaloupes were distributed in more than 25 States for sale in stores.
An air duct system in a home or office provides recirculation of not only air, but particles that float in the air. These particles consist of dead skin cells (humans and pets) fragments, pollen, carpet fibers, fiberglass fibers, carbon based particulate, mold, bacteria, etc…. Once
CEU’s Awarded for Attendees of the Advanced IEQ Training Course
Advanced Indoor Environmental Quality Training designed for individuals involved with inspection, assessment, remediation, identification, resolution, and loss prevention associated with mold and indoor air quality challenges in buildings and homes
Beware of the Dangers of Formaldehyde in Buildings and Homes
Sources of formaldehyde in the home include building materials, pressed wood products (hardwood plywood wall paneling, particleboard, or fiberboard) and furniture made with these pressed wood products. Urea-formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI), combustion sources and environmental tobacco smoke. Durable press drapes, other textiles, and
The assessment of allergens in a house dust sample is an essential step for allergen-avoidance and provides information essential for allergen-reducing measures, in addition to managing the indoor environment from a health and hygiene point of view
Asthma symptoms can be caused by allergens or irritants that are inhaled into the lungs, resulting in inflamed, clogged and constricted airways. Symptoms include difficulty breathing, wheezing, coughing tightness in the chest. In severe cases, asthma can be deadly.